Willie T. - The Untold Story of Willie 'Bill' Johnson and His Life Before, During, and After the Golden Gate Quartet
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, December 2012. Trade Paperback. Used - Good. Item #264256
Biography/Historical Fiction For the first time ever, a biography of Willie Thomas Johnson--founder, narrator, lyricist, and creative force behind the Golden Gate Quartet from 1931 to 1947-- is available for musicians, historians, Golden Gate Quartet fans, and anyone who wants to know the man who jazzed up the Negro spiritual in the conservative Jim Crow South during the Great Depression, and changed the course of popular American music. Written by Johnson's daughter, Chandra J. Johnson, after three decades of relentless research and reflection, "Willie T." emerged as a nostalgic and entertaining story for music lovers everywhere to explore how legends are made and live on in the music and people they leave behind. www.willietthebook.com.
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